Dallas Buyers Club

Coral Gables Art Cinema. November 22 – December 6, 2013.

Dallas Buyers Club stars one of today’s true matinee idols, Matthew McConaughey, as Ron Woodroof, a hard-living, tough-talking and loudly bigoted Texas electrician, rodeo cowboy and ladies man. Suddenly his life is turned upside-down when he is told he is HIV-positive, extremely ill, with just thirty days left to live. Set in the late 1980s, and inspired by a true story, Dallas Buyers Club is a surprisingly exhilarating and feel-good movie about survival, community and one tough as nails good old boy who refuses to follow the rules. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Café de Flore), it also stars Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner.

With no real treatment options in the U.S., Woodroof turns to a range of barely legal, illegal and just plain crazy ways of obtaining experimental medicines. He slowly transforms into a boundary-busting, successful entrepreneur bringing help to others with AIDS, in spite of his own myopic, homophobic and self-centered approach to life. Into his orbit comes, at first unwillingly, Garner’s Dr. Eve Saks, and the powerful and raucous character of Rayon, Lento’s star-turn as a drag queen who shares Ron’s lust for life and AIDS diagnosis. The Hollywood Reporter says, “Matthew McConaughey is in top form in a rowdy turn that’s full of piss and vinegar but also unexpected heart. But the surprise is how funny he makes the story of a man pushing back death.”

Tickets for all screenings are $11.50 and under and are available for purchase in advance on the Cinema’s website at www.gablescinema.com or in person at the box office during regular screening hours.

Coral Gables Art Cinema
260 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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